Long Beach State Athletics

By: 
Benny Garcia

THIS WEEK AT LONG BEACH STATE

 

Player of the Week: Nemanja Bakic, Men’s Water Polo – Sophomore Nemanja Bakic scored three straight goals in the fourth quarter as LBSU mounted a furious comeback against No. 4 Stanford that came up just short in a one-goal loss. Bakic then scored a pair of goals in a 17-4 win over Long Beach City. 

 

Last Week

Women’s Soccer (9-6-3, 3-3-2 Big West), Tied at CSUN, 2-2 (2OT), Won vs. UC Davis, 2-0

  • The Beach finished the season on a three-match unbeaten streak and head coach Mauricio Ingrassia has now strung together eight straight winning seasons while at the helm of the LBSU women’s soccer program.

Women’s Volleyball (7-18, 4-8 BWC), Lost vs. UC Davis, 3-1, Won vs. UC Irvine, 3-0

  • LBSU picked up a sweep of UC Irvine to snap a three-match losing streak. The Beach won the final six points of the third set while the Anteaters had match point, taking the frame 26-24 to close out the sweep.

No. 7 Men’s Water Polo (11-11, 1-2 GCC), Lost vs. No. 4 Stanford, 10-9, Won vs. Long Beach City College, 17-4

  • Down 10-6, the Beach scored three straight goals in the fourth quarter to nearly upset No. 4 Stanford on senior day at the Ken Lindgren Aquatics Center, before rolling over Long Beach City 17-4 in an exhibition.

Cross Country at Big West Conference Championships

  • Senior George Martinez records a personal best in the men's 8K with a time of 24:45.8.  Men's team finishes in seventh place among eight teams.
  • Junior Mikayla Florez posts a personal best in the women's 6K with a mark of 21:25.4.  Women's team takes sixth among nine teams.

Men’s Golf at Visit Stockton Pacific Invitational

  • LBSU ties for sixth among 20 teams at 4-under.  Junior Andres Gonzalez ties for ninth at 7-under.

Women’s Golf at Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown

  • -LBSU places ninth among 16 teams at 19-over.  Senior Jennifer Yu and sophomore Maria Davis ties for 20th at 1-over.

Women’s Tennis, Idle

 

This Week

Men’s Basketball
vs. CSU Bakersfield (Charity Exhibition), Monday, 8 p.m., Walter Pyramid
vs. CS Dominguez Hills (Homecoming), Saturday, 4 p.m., Walter Pyramid

Women’s Volleyball, at Hawaii, Saturday, 10 p.m. PT, Honolulu

Men’s Water Polo
vs. No. 4 Stanford, Saturday, Noon, Ken Lindgren Aquatics Center
vs. Long Beach City College, Saturday 3 p.m.,Ken Lindgren Aquatics Center

Cross Country, Idle

Women’s Tennis, Idle

Women’s Golf
at UC Irvine Invitational, Monday (First & Second Rounds), Santa Ana
at UC Irvine Invitational, Tuesday (Final Round), Santa Ana

 

Upcoming

Saturday, Nov. 4, 4 p.m., Men’s Basketball vs. CSUDH

Friday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. Pepperdine   (4) Free tix for Vets

Friday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m. Women’s Volleyball vs. UCR, 

Saturday, Nov. 11, 7 p.m. Women’s Volleyball vs. CSUF

Sunday, Nov. 12, 1 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. Montana St. (4) Free tix for Vets

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. SF St.

Friday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. LMU High School/Middle School Free

Saturday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m. Women’s Volleyball vs. CSUN

Saturday, Dec. 2, 4 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. Fresno St.

Sunday, Dec. 3, 2 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. Stanford

Saturday, Dec. 16, 4 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. Eastern Michigan

Sunday, Dec. 17, 2 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. Tennessee

Wednesday, Dec. 20, 3 & 5 p.m. WBB Beach Classic – LBSU vs Illinois/Northeastern vs NMSU

Thursday, Dec. 21, noon & 2 p.m. WBB Beach Classic – Loser1 vs. Loser2, Winner1 vs. Winner2

Saturday, Dec. 30, 4 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. TAMIU

 

Tickets: www.longbeachstate.com/tickets

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